Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 40 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 49 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.19% 4.86% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 5.67% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 24
Peterborough median annual salary £45,000 £45,344 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% -13.63% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £48,250 £78,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 521 476 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 87.12% 85.61% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 388 374 399
Peterborough median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Peterborough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Peterborough over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (65.31%) QA
3 31 (63.27%) Selenium
4 28 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (46.94%) Functional Testing
5 23 (46.94%) Non-Functional Testing
5 23 (46.94%) TDD
6 22 (44.90%) C#
7 15 (30.61%) Java
7 15 (30.61%) SDLC
8 14 (28.57%) VB
9 13 (26.53%) HP UFT
9 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.53%) Ruby
9 13 (26.53%) SpecFlow
10 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
10 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
10 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
10 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
10 12 (24.49%) JMeter
11 11 (22.45%) DNA
11 11 (22.45%) Process Improvement
11 11 (22.45%) Coaching
12 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
13 7 (14.29%) Finance
13 7 (14.29%) Scrum
13 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
14 6 (12.24%) XML

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) DNN
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) HP UFT
2 13 (26.53%) SpecFlow
3 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (24.49%) JMeter
3 12 (24.49%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) TestRail
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Quality Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Tester
3 7 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Tester
5 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (4.08%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Core
5 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
5 2 (4.08%) React
6 1 (2.04%) Django
6 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Robotics
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (46.94%) Functional Testing
3 23 (46.94%) Non-Functional Testing
3 23 (46.94%) TDD
4 15 (30.61%) SDLC
5 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
5 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
6 11 (22.45%) Coaching
6 11 (22.45%) DNA
6 11 (22.45%) Process Improvement
7 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) OO
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
9 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) VB
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VBA
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
1 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (65.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Cognos
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft